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High wind, tossed cigarette lead to fire at home near 51st and Rawson in Franklin

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FRANKLIN — High wind, combined with a tossed cigarette sparked a house fire in Franklin Wednesday afternoon, March 8th.

It happened near 51st and Rawson.

Firefighters said the homeowner tried putting out the fire himself, but it had already spread from his deck to the home and a garage.

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The American Red Cross is assisting the family impacted by this fire.

Google Map for coordinates 42.916083 by -87.979407.

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